Resources from SWHPN

SWHPN is developing an ongoing list of resources for this page, tips for social workers on the front lines, and facilitators for virtual Social Work Open Discussions. Please reach out to [email protected] to contribute or participate.

  • SWHPN News Briefs | Free to subscribe, distributed weekly on Wednesdays

  • Social Work Open Discussion | Monday thru Thursdays at 7:00 pm Eastern

    • SWHPN is seeking facilitators for Open Discussion to help maintain our weeknight schedule. No formal experience required. Sign up here to become facilitator.

Communication Tools

Free Trainings & Webinars (last updated March 30, 2020)

COVID-19 Resources from Hospice & Palliative Care Organizations

Other Resources for Palliative Care and Hospice Professionals

Guidelines From Countries & Organizations Outside the U.S.

Resources for Hospice Social Workers

Resources for Nursing Homes, SNFs, LTC Facilities

Telehealth Guidelines

Updated 3/30/20: Social workers can provide teletherapy to Medicare beneficiaries via telephone or 

Policy & Advocacy

State & Federal Guidances on Workplace Safety

Grief, Complicated Grief, Collective Grief, and Bereavement

Social Isolation

Resources for Pediatric Palliative Social Work

Resources for Oncology Social Work


Self-Care & Support for Social Workers

Support for Social Work Students

Support for Social Work Educators

Staying Connected

News, Blog Posts & Articles


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